This medication is an antiamoebic agent, prescribed for giardiasis and amoebiasis.
Contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Adult: PO- Invasive amoebiasis- The recommended dose is 1.5 g/day for 5 days. Amoebiasis; Giardiasis; Trichomoniasis Single dose of 2 gm.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of blood disorder.
• Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this medication.
Nausea, mouth ulcer and stomach pain.
• Miscellaneous: Hives, rashes and decreased white blood cell counts.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature.
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